facial injuries

Summary

Summary: General or unspecified injuries to the soft tissue or bony portions of the face.

Top Publications

  1. Shetty V, Murphy D, Zigler C, Yamashita D, Belin T. Randomized controlled trial of personalized motivational interventions in substance using patients with facial injuries. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69:2396-411 pubmed publisher
    The proximate use of illicit drugs or alcohol (substance use) is the most common precipitator of facial injuries among socioeconomically disadvantaged populations...
  2. Bisson J, Shepherd J, Dhutia M. Psychological sequelae of facial trauma. J Trauma. 1997;43:496-500 pubmed
    ..Facial trauma is common in accidents and assaults and can be accompanied by distressing psychological sequelae...
  3. Stefanopoulos P, Tarantzopoulou A. Facial bite wounds: management update. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;34:464-72 pubmed
    ..Avulsive injuries with significant tissue loss represent the most difficult cases for definitive management and are also those most likely to require hospitalization...
  4. Zargar M, Khaji A, Karbakhsh M, Zarei M. Epidemiology study of facial injuries during a 13 month of trauma registry in Tehran. Indian J Med Sci. 2004;58:109-14 pubmed
    Many studies have recently noted a shift in the causative mechanism of facial injuries away from traffic accident to assaults.
  5. Murphy R, Birmingham K, Okunski W, Wasser T. The influence of airbag and restraining devices on the patterns of facial trauma in motor vehicle collisions. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000;105:516-20 pubmed
    ..To date, however, no study has focused primarily on the correlation between facial injuries and the use of airbags and restraining devices...
  6. Brookes C, Wang S, McWilliams J. Maxillofacial injuries in North American vehicle crashes. Eur J Emerg Med. 2003;10:30-4 pubmed
    ..The vehicle 'A' pillar as a source of injury is highlighted. Although there is no doubt that airbags save lives, the possible risks of powerful airbag deployment to small stature, out of position, vehicle occupants is discussed...
  7. Lehl G. Perceptions of Chandigarh sports coaches regarding oro-facial injuries and their prevention. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2005;23:67-70 pubmed
    ..About 58% observed that boxing was associated with oro-facial injuries and protective devices were deemed mandatory by 68% in this event...
  8. Stuart M, Smith A, Malo Ortiguera S, Fischer T, Larson D. A comparison of facial protection and the incidence of head, neck, and facial injuries in Junior A hockey players. A function of individual playing time. Am J Sports Med. 2002;30:39-44 pubmed
    ..ice hockey players were analyzed to 1) record the number, type, location, and severity of head, neck, and facial injuries sustained during games; 2) examine the relationship between injuries and the type of facial protection (none, ..
  9. Lebeau J, Kanku V, Duroure F, Morand B, Sadek H, Raphael B. [Facial injuries treated in the Grenoble University Hospital. Epidemiological analysis of 961 patients managed in one year]. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2006;107:23-9 pubmed
    The purpose of this study was to determine the types of facial injuries treated in a one-year in a maxillo-facial unit operating in a mountainous region.
  10. Wexler A. Posttraumatic facial restoration: a philosophy of care. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:12-4 pubmed publisher
    Posttraumatic facial restoration requires the marriage of both aesthetic and reconstructive principles. An outline for the treatment of traumatic facial injuries is presented.

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  1. Shetty V, Murphy D, Zigler C, Yamashita D, Belin T. Randomized controlled trial of personalized motivational interventions in substance using patients with facial injuries. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69:2396-411 pubmed publisher
    The proximate use of illicit drugs or alcohol (substance use) is the most common precipitator of facial injuries among socioeconomically disadvantaged populations...
  2. Bisson J, Shepherd J, Dhutia M. Psychological sequelae of facial trauma. J Trauma. 1997;43:496-500 pubmed
    ..Facial trauma is common in accidents and assaults and can be accompanied by distressing psychological sequelae...
  3. Stefanopoulos P, Tarantzopoulou A. Facial bite wounds: management update. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;34:464-72 pubmed
    ..Avulsive injuries with significant tissue loss represent the most difficult cases for definitive management and are also those most likely to require hospitalization...
  4. Zargar M, Khaji A, Karbakhsh M, Zarei M. Epidemiology study of facial injuries during a 13 month of trauma registry in Tehran. Indian J Med Sci. 2004;58:109-14 pubmed
    Many studies have recently noted a shift in the causative mechanism of facial injuries away from traffic accident to assaults.
  5. Murphy R, Birmingham K, Okunski W, Wasser T. The influence of airbag and restraining devices on the patterns of facial trauma in motor vehicle collisions. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000;105:516-20 pubmed
    ..To date, however, no study has focused primarily on the correlation between facial injuries and the use of airbags and restraining devices...
  6. Brookes C, Wang S, McWilliams J. Maxillofacial injuries in North American vehicle crashes. Eur J Emerg Med. 2003;10:30-4 pubmed
    ..The vehicle 'A' pillar as a source of injury is highlighted. Although there is no doubt that airbags save lives, the possible risks of powerful airbag deployment to small stature, out of position, vehicle occupants is discussed...
  7. Lehl G. Perceptions of Chandigarh sports coaches regarding oro-facial injuries and their prevention. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2005;23:67-70 pubmed
    ..About 58% observed that boxing was associated with oro-facial injuries and protective devices were deemed mandatory by 68% in this event...
  8. Stuart M, Smith A, Malo Ortiguera S, Fischer T, Larson D. A comparison of facial protection and the incidence of head, neck, and facial injuries in Junior A hockey players. A function of individual playing time. Am J Sports Med. 2002;30:39-44 pubmed
    ..ice hockey players were analyzed to 1) record the number, type, location, and severity of head, neck, and facial injuries sustained during games; 2) examine the relationship between injuries and the type of facial protection (none, ..
  9. Lebeau J, Kanku V, Duroure F, Morand B, Sadek H, Raphael B. [Facial injuries treated in the Grenoble University Hospital. Epidemiological analysis of 961 patients managed in one year]. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2006;107:23-9 pubmed
    The purpose of this study was to determine the types of facial injuries treated in a one-year in a maxillo-facial unit operating in a mountainous region.
  10. Wexler A. Posttraumatic facial restoration: a philosophy of care. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:12-4 pubmed publisher
    Posttraumatic facial restoration requires the marriage of both aesthetic and reconstructive principles. An outline for the treatment of traumatic facial injuries is presented.
  11. Wood E, Freer T. Incidence and aetiology of facial injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents in Queensland for a three-year period. Aust Dent J. 2001;46:284-8 pubmed
    No studies have been reported on the frequency and aetiology of facial injuries due to MVAs in Queensland...
  12. Abuabara A. A review of facial injuries due to dog bites. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal. 2006;11:E348-50 pubmed
    ..Tetanus immunization status and the risk of rabies infection should be routinely addressed in bite wound management. Prevention strategies should be considered for preventing dog bites...
  13. Hohendorff B, Burkhart K, Müller L. [Face injury from jamming in a power-operated window of a motor vehicle: a case report]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2012;150:630-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Automatic power-operated windows of modern motor vehicles present a risk of injury due to jam events...
  14. Tornwall J, Kontio R. [Reconstruction of the oral cavity and the maxillomandibular region]. Duodecim. 2010;126:717-25 pubmed
    ..Free bone grafts can be used alone or combined with pedunculated grafts. Free tissue grafts can be taken that contain merely the skin and the subcutaneous fat, or they can be combined with bone, muscle, or a combination of these...
  15. Viard R, Bouguila J, Voulliaume D, Comparin J, Dionyssopoulos A, Foyatier J. [Fat grafting in facial burns sequelae]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2012;57:217-29 pubmed publisher
    ..Fat graft is now part of the armamentarium in face plastic surgery. It is successfully used in burn scars. The aim of our study is the discussion of the value of this technique in optimizing cosmetic result of burns face sequelae...
  16. Gurey L, Brook C, Parnes S. Pleomorphic adenoma of the infratemporal fossa: case report and literature review. Laryngoscope. 2010;120 Suppl 4:S151 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe an unusual location for a common benign salivary gland neoplasm...
  17. d Avila S, Barbosa K, Bernardino Ã, da Nóbrega L, Bento P, e Ferreira E. Facial trauma among victims of terrestrial transport accidents. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2016;82:314-20 pubmed publisher
    ..3%). The occurrence of facial trauma in terrestrial transport accident victims tends to affect a greater proportion of young and male subjects, and the most prevalent accidents involve motorcycles. ..
  18. Mundinger G, Dorafshar A, Gilson M, Mithani S, Manson P, Rodriguez E. Blunt-mechanism facial fracture patterns associated with internal carotid artery injuries: recommendations for additional screening criteria based on analysis of 4,398 patients. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;71:2092-100 pubmed publisher
    ..Blunt internal carotid artery injuries (BCAIs) can result from craniofacial trauma, yet the association between craniofacial fractures and BCAIs is poorly understood...
  19. Kittle C, Verrett A, Wu J, Mellus D, Hale R, Chan R. Characterization of midface fractures incurred in recent wars. J Craniofac Surg. 2012;23:1587-91 pubmed publisher
    b>Facial injuries sustained by US military personnel during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have increased compared with past conflicts...
  20. Pomahac B, Pribaz J, Eriksson E, Bueno E, Diaz Siso J, Rybicki F, et al. Three patients with full facial transplantation. N Engl J Med. 2012;366:715-22 pubmed publisher
    ..At 6 months of follow-up, all facial allografts were surviving, facial appearance and function were improved, and glucocorticoids were successfully withdrawn in all patients...
  21. Mukherjee S. Head and face injuries during the men's field hockey Junior World Cup 2009. Am J Sports Med. 2012;40:686-90 pubmed publisher
    ..However, published data on injuries in field hockey are minimal, with apparently no reports on head and face injuries in elite youth hockey players during major international tournaments...
  22. Amoros E, Chiron M, Martin J, Thelot B, Laumon B. Bicycle helmet wearing and the risk of head, face, and neck injury: a French case--control study based on a road trauma registry. Inj Prev. 2012;18:27-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Previous case-control studies on bicycle helmet efficacy are mostly Anglo-Saxon, and based on data from the early 1990s when hard-shell helmets were common...
  23. Herlin C, Goudot P, Jammet P, Delaval C, Yachouh J. Oral and maxillofacial surgery: what are the French specificities?. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69:1525-30 pubmed publisher
  24. Molendijk J, van der Wal K, Koudstaal M. Surgical treatment of frontal sinus fractures: the simple percutaneous reduction revised. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;41:1192-4 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper provides an overview of anterior wall fractures of the frontal sinus and elaborates on the simple percutaneous reduction technique...
  25. Piccagliani L, Ferrara F, Palmieri B, Mosca D. [Eyebrow reconstruction with a scalp island flap based on the superficial temporal artery]. Chir Ital. 2009;61:647-51 pubmed
    ..The strategy of using a scalp island flap with a limited amplitude only slightly larger than that of the site in which it was inserted enabled optimal projection of the newly constructed eyebrow to be achieved during suturing...
  26. Ardeshirpour F, Shaye D, Hilger P. Improving posttraumatic facial scars. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013;46:867-81 pubmed publisher
    ..The disfigurement of posttraumatic scarring lies in both their physical deformity and psychosocial ramifications. This review outlines a variety of techniques to improve facial scars and limit their lasting effects. ..
  27. Faude O, Rößler R, Junge A. Football injuries in children and adolescent players: are there clues for prevention?. Sports Med. 2013;43:819-37 pubmed publisher
  28. Bellon M, Walker C, Peterson C. Seizure-related injuries and hospitalizations: self-report data from the 2010 Australian Epilepsy Longitudinal Survey. Epilepsy Behav. 2013;26:7-10 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine self-report data on seizure-related injuries and hospitalizations...
  29. Limaiem R, Limaiem F, Bouraoui R, Abbes I, el Matri L. An unusual clinical presentation of ocular trauma in a child. Int Ophthalmol. 2013;33:87-9 pubmed publisher
    ..At present, the patient is still being followed up. The authors believe that this case is unique since Descemet's membrane detachment with liquid collection and corneal opacification has never been reported in literature to date...
  30. Walker T, Donnellan J, Byrne S, McArdle N, Kerin M, McCann P. West of Ireland facial injury study. Part 2. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;50:e99-e103 pubmed publisher
    ..All patients who attended with facial injuries were included (n=325), and those with injuries solely of the scalp and neck were excluded...
  31. Muñante Cárdenas J, Olate S, Asprino L, de Albergaria Barbosa J, de Moraes M, Moreira R. Pattern and treatment of facial trauma in pediatric and adolescent patients. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22:1251-5 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that maxillofacial trauma in child is associated to fall and bicycle accidents; the mandible is more affected than other maxillofacial structures, and frequently, nonsurgical treatment is performed...
  32. Adkinson J, Murphy R. Impact of automobile restraint device utilization on facial fractures and fiscal implications for plastic surgeons. Ann Plast Surg. 2011;66:472-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Increased use of protective devices by patients involved in MVCs resulted in a change in incidence of different facial fractures with reduced need for reconstructive surgery...
  33. Burnham R, Bhandari R, Holmes S. Diver's harpoon gun: facial injury caused by an unusual weapon. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010;48:482-3 pubmed publisher
    ..This unusual case of a facial injury caused by being shot with a diver's harpoon gun highlights the importance of good radiological assessment and careful planning before removal of the harpoon, and emphasises the need to control the barb...
  34. Gasparini G, Saponaro G, Moro A, Boniello R, Cervelli D, Pelo S. Zygomatic sagittal split osteotomy: a novel and simple surgical technique for use in midface corrections. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:1872-5 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article, we present a simple surgical technique for improving and correcting the orbitozygomatic area. This technique is called zygomatic sagittal split osteotomy (ZSSO)...
  35. Seyhan T. Correction of major saddle nose deformities with nasomaxillary depression using an intraoral and external open rhinoplasty approach. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2010;34:587-95 pubmed publisher
    ..The external part of the approach provides correction of the saddle nose deformity...
  36. Adeyemo W, Fajolu I, Temiye E, Adeyemi M, Adepoju A. Orofacial and dental injuries associated with seizures in paediatric patients in Lagos University Teaching Hospital. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011;75:670-2 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine the prevalence and pattern of presentation of orofacial and dental injuries in children with seizures at the Children's Emergency Unit of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Lagos, Nigeria...
  37. Bessell A, Clarke A, Harcourt D, Moss T, Rumsey N. Incorporating user perspectives in the design of an online intervention tool for people with visible differences: face IT. Behav Cogn Psychother. 2010;38:577-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Individuals with visible differences can experience social anxiety in relation to their appearance. Social skills-based psychosocial interventions have to date shown only limited effectiveness at addressing their concerns...
  38. Zhong Q, Huang Z, Fang J, Ni X, Chen X, Zhou W, et al. [Reconstruction of mid-face defects following the removal of malignant neoplasms: A review of 80 cases]. Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2010;45:547-50 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the reconstructive methods of outcome of midface defects following the removal of malignant neoplasms...
  39. Kalliainen L. Supporting facial transplantation with the pillars of bioethics. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2010;26:547-54 pubmed publisher
    ..There are valid arguments in favor of facial transplantation based on the prescriptive pillars of bioethics: autonomy, justice, and beneficence. This article attempts to reframe the dialogue in a prescriptive manner...
  40. Tschui J, Feddern N, Schwendener N, Campana L, Utz S, Schweizer M, et al. When the prey gets too big: an uncommon road accident involving a motorcyclist, a car and a bird. Int J Legal Med. 2016;130:463-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The overall findings suggested a collision of a common buzzard with a motorcyclist in full speed, causing the motorcyclist to lose control of his vehicle and crash with an approaching car on the oncoming lane. ..
  41. Dorafshar A, Bojovic B, Christy M, Borsuk D, Iliff N, Brown E, et al. Total face, double jaw, and tongue transplantation: an evolutionary concept. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;131:241-51 pubmed publisher
    ..However, despite significant surgical advances and multiple surgical procedures, the ultimate outcome continues to reveal an inanimate, insensate, and suboptimal aesthetic result...
  42. Grishkevich V. The elimination of postburn nasal contracture in children with trapeze-flap plasty. J Burn Care Res. 2011;32:566-9 pubmed publisher
    ..5 cm; the epicanthus is eliminated, and the nasofrontal angle (nasal root) is restored. Eight children were operated. Good results were observed in all patients for the duration of 3 years...
  43. Han Y, Song B, Zeng W, Guo S, Pan Y, Xia W, et al. [Reconstruction of facial soft tissue defects with free flaps by microsurgery]. Zhonghua Zheng Xing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2012;28:241-4 pubmed
    ..To investigate the method and indications for reconstruction of facial complicated soft tissue defects with free flaps by microsurgery...
  44. Lantieri L, Hivelin M, Audard V, Benjoar M, Meningaud J, Bellivier F, et al. Feasibility, reproducibility, risks and benefits of face transplantation: a prospective study of outcomes. Am J Transplant. 2011;11:367-78 pubmed publisher
    ..Face transplantation has been reproducible under conventional immunosuppression. Major improvements in facial aesthetic and function allowed patients to recover social relations and improved their quality of life...
  45. Carty M, Hivelin M, Dumontier C, Talbot S, Benjoar M, Pribaz J, et al. Lessons learned from simultaneous face and bilateral hand allotransplantation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;132:423-32 pubmed publisher
  46. Wu P, Beres A, Tashjian D, Moriarty K. Primary repair of facial dog bite injuries in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011;27:801-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the use of prophylactic or empiric antibiotics for the treatment of these wounds is debatable. We investigate the rate of wound infections and other complications after primary repair of pediatric facial dog bite injuries...
  47. Bisgaier J, Cutts D, Edelstein B, Rhodes K. Disparities in child access to emergency care for acute oral injury. Pediatrics. 2011;127:e1428-35 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined the impact of insurance status on dental practices' willingness to schedule an appointment for a child with a symptomatic fractured permanent front tooth...
  48. Gelesko S, Markiewicz M, Bell R. Responsible and prudent imaging in the diagnosis and management of facial fractures. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2013;25:545-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Imaging considerations in the pediatric trauma patient are also discussed. Responsible postoperative imaging as it relates to facial trauma management and outcomes assessment is reviewed. ..
  49. Yoo J, Roh S, Lee N, Yang K, Moon J. A case report of a chemical burn due to the misuse of glacial acetic acid. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010;63:e829-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, we report a case of facial chemical burning, due to the misuse of glacial acetic acid, and hope that this report leads to a better understanding regarding the use of this reagent...
  50. Haddock N, Saadeh P, Siebert J. Achieving aesthetic results in facial reconstructive microsurgery: planning and executing secondary refinements. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012;130:1236-45 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors reviewed their experience and described these refinements...
  51. Chan Y, Williams S, Davidson L, Drummond B. Orofacial and dental trauma of young children in Dunedin, New Zealand. Dent Traumatol. 2011;27:199-202 pubmed publisher
    ..The aims were to identify the predominant causes and types of orofacial injury in young children attending clinics at a University Dental School in Dunedin, New Zealand...
  52. Borgna S, Klein K, Harvey L, Batstone M. Factors affecting return to work following facial trauma. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;132:1525-30 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to document the rate and timeframe at which facially injured patients return to work, and to identify the preinjury and injury-related factors that affect return to employment...
  53. Milani T, Rodrigues L, Chiattone C, Luz J. Changes in complete blood count in patients with surgically treated facial fractures. J Craniofac Surg. 2012;23:e587-91 pubmed publisher
  54. Harris C, Laughlin R. Reconstruction of hard and soft tissue maxillofacial defects. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2013;21:127-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Further advances in technology, surgical training, and maxillofacial prosthodontics will undoubtedly aid in minimizing the number of surgical interventions and maximize the final functional and esthetic results of these patients...
  55. Blanc J. [The management in Marseille of facial injuries during the First World War]. Hist Sci Med. 2011;45:25-8 pubmed
    ..Wounds in the face were so frequent and awful that new wards had to be organized and new methods to be invented. Among great persalities in the field are to be listed Morestin, Dufourmentel, Ginestet, Gillies, Joseph, and Kazandjian...
  56. McNulty R, Handley T, Devlin M. Reducing the need for general anaesthesia in children: use of LAT gel in treating facial lacerations. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;51:e130-1 pubmed publisher
    ..In our experience its use has resulted in the effective treatment of these injuries, and has reduced distress and discomfort, and the need for hospital admission and general anaesthesia. ..
  57. Maier H, Tisch M, Lorenz K, Danz B, Schramm A. [Penetrating injuries in the face and neck region. Diagnosis and treatment]. HNO. 2011;59:765-82 pubmed publisher
    ..The present paper discusses current viewpoints in the diagnosis and treatment of penetrating head and neck injuries...
  58. Stricker M, Simon E, Angrigiani C, Perroni C. [Advances in facial transplantation]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2010;55:318-25 pubmed publisher
    ..The authors report the principal constraints of face transplant and the evolution in minds to deal with it...
  59. Umbrello L, Maniaci V, Garcia Pena B, Lozano J, Friedman M. Accuracy of laceration length estimation in a pediatric emergency department and its impact on billing practices. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013;29:1066-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to determine the accuracy of laceration length estimation in a pediatric emergency department among health care providers of varying levels of training and its impact on billing practices...
  60. Pereira C, Boyd J, Dickenson B, Putnam B. Gunshot wounds to the face: level I urban trauma center: a 10-year level I urban trauma center experience. Ann Plast Surg. 2012;68:378-81 pubmed publisher
    ..We present our 10-year experience at an urban level I trauma center to define the patterns of injury, assess the morbidity and mortality, and estimate the cost to the health care system...
  61. Denney B, Ray P. Systematic method for initial rapid analysis of maxillofacial computed tomography scans for surgeons in training. ANZ J Surg. 2016;86:184-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We present a method of initial rapid analysis which our residents in training have responded to and report to be conceptually simple to apply...
  62. Barret J, Gavalda J, Bueno J, Nuvials X, Pont T, Masnou N, et al. Full face transplant: the first case report. Ann Surg. 2011;254:252-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Since 2005, 11 human face transplants have been performed. In each, varying amounts of tissue have been transplanted. Herein we report a "full" face transplant including all intact aesthetic and functional units...